Thanksgiving Dinner At El Tigre Vestido

El Tigre Vestido - Finca Rosa Blanca Plantation InnEl Tigre Vestido, up at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn is offering up a contemporary version of a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

The four-course feast features several options and costs $45 per person, tax and tip included.

Here’s the menu:


Roasted squash soup with lemon grass and cilantro

Baby lettuce and garden fresh vegetables in a pineapple and balsamic vinegar reduction


Grilled Sea Bass in a blackberry and pineapple sauce

Boniato and potato puree and a basket of fresh vegetables from our garden


Grilled medallion of Turkey with a strawberry and blackberry chutney

Roasted boniato with fresh herbs and green beans sautéed with cashews


Garden fresh vegetable curry

Brown rice with toasted nuts and boniato with fresh herbs


Chayote tart with a Rosa Blanca lemon filling


Trio of homemade ice cream

Coffee, Strawberry and Vanilla bean


I’m having mine at home with friends (on Sunday, since apparently this isn’t a national holiday and most people have to work on Thursday).

Gotta go get a 7 kilo bird and hope there’s fresh cranberries available…

What’s your Costa Rican Thanksgiving tradition?